Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science (Formerly: Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di storia della scienza di Firenze)

Editor-in-Chief: Maria Conforti
Nuncius is a peer-reviewed, international journal devoted to the historical role of material and visual culture in science.
Nuncius explores the material sources of scientific endeavor, such as scientific instruments and collections, the specific settings of experimental practice, and the interactions between sciences and arts. The materiality of science is a fundamental source for the understanding of its history, and the visual representation of its concepts and objects is equally crucial. Nuncius focuses on the exploration of increasingly-varied modes of visual description of observed reality. Founded in 1976, Nuncius was originally published as Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza.
A rich review section covers the main contributions to the field.
The main language of the journal is English but contributions in French and German are also considered. Nuncius is published under the auspices of the Museo Galileo in Florence (

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Maria Conforti (Rome University Sapienza)

Managing Editor
Marta Stefani (Museo Galileo)

Assistant Managing Editor
Luca Tonetti (Rome University Sapienza)

Associate Editor
Elena Canadelli (University of Padova)
Florike Egmond (Leiden University)

Book Review Editor
Francesco Paolo de Ceglia (University of Bari Lavinia Maddaluno, British School at Rome)
Paolo Savoia (King’s College London)

Editorial Board
Ferdinando Abbri (University of Siena)
Annarita Angelini (University of Bologna)
Monica Azzolini (University of Bologna)
Marco Beretta (University of Bologna)
Charlotte Bigg (Centre Alexandre Koyré)
Meghan C. Doherty (Berea College)
Sven Dupré (Utrecht University / University of Amsterdam)
Paula Findlen (Stanford University)
Susana Gómez López (Madrid Complutense University)
Richard L. Kremer (Dartmouth College)
Roberto Lo Presti (Humboldt University, Berlin)
José Ramòn Marcaida (University of Cambridge)
Claudio Pogliano (University of Pisa)
Carsten Reinhardt (Bielefeld University)
Antonella Romano (Centre Alexandre Koyré, EHESS, Paris)
H. Otto Sibum (Uppsala University)
Giorgio Strano (Museo Galileo)
Claudia Swan (Northwestern University)
Brigitte Van Tiggelen (Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia)
Alessandro Tosi (University of Pisa)
Simone Turchetti (University of Manchester)

Copy Editor
Lisa Chien (Lucca)

Gianna Gheri (Museo Galileo)